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The scientific credibility of folk psychology

by Garth J. O. Fletcher

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum Asociates in Mahwah, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology -- Philosophy.,
  • Ethnopsychology.,
  • Cognitive science.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 98-105) and indexes.

    StatementGarth Fletcher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF38 .F584 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL791698M
    ISBN 100805815708, 0805815716
    LC Control Number95024235


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Garth Fletcher is Professor of Psychology at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and is a fellow of The Royal Society of New Zealand, The Society of Personality and Social Psychology and the American Psychological Society.

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Assembling original papers by the field's foremost investigators, this history demonstrates the continuity and progress made across five decades of personality psychology research. In addition to providing a historical perspective for the discipline, the work aims to inspire a more coherent.

Author(s): Fletcher,Garth J O Title(s): The scientific credibility of folk psychology/ Garth Fletcher. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. In the second case, there is a theoretical reflection on the adequacy of folk psychological terms and principles for scientific psychology (Araujo, ).

2 It is only in the latter sense that I am discussing common sense or folk psychology here. Accordingly, the paper will be divided into four sections.